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Things To Do in Bakersfield, CA

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Rabobank Arena

Rabobank Arena

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The Fox Theater

The Fox Theater

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Downtown Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival

Downtown Bakersfield Craft Beer Festival

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RiverLakes Ranch Golf Course

RiverLakes Ranch Golf Course

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Mill Creek Park

Mill Creek Park

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Reading Cinemas Valley Plaza 16

Reading Cinemas Valley Plaza 16

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Minter Field Air Museum

Minter Field Air Museum

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Rabobank Arena

Rabobank Arena

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McMurphy's Irish Pub

McMurphy's Irish Pub

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California Living Museum

California Living Museum

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The Marketplace

The Marketplace

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Bakersfield Scuba

Bakersfield Scuba

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Murray Family Farms

Murray Family Farms

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Local Resources in Bakersfield, CA

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

University of La Verne-Kern County Campus

University of La Verne-Kern County Campus

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Bakersfield Police Department

Bakersfield Police Department

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Bakersfield Heart Hospital

Bakersfield Heart Hospital

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

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Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

Meadows Field (BFL) Airport

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Sprint

Sprint

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